[noo r-uh l, nyoo r-] /ˈnʊər əl, ˈnyʊər-/
of or relating to a nerve or the nervous system.
of or relating to a nerve or the nervous system
“pertaining to a nerve or nerves,” 1830, from Greek neuron “nerve” (see neuro-) + adjectival suffix -al (1). Related: Neurally.
neural neu·ral (nur’əl, nyur’-)
Relating to the nerves or nervous system.
- Neural arch
neural arch n. See vertebral arch.
- Neural chip
noun 1. another name for neurochip
noun, Digital Technology. 1. a computer or a software program that uses a neural network simulating the human brain and can be trained to perform specific tasks, as pattern recognition. noun 1. another name for neurocomputer noun a computer designed to imitate the workings of a human brain and its neurons, esp. for artificial intelligence […]
noun, Embryology. 1. a group of ectodermal cells that develop into a variety of tissues, including spinal and autonomic ganglia, connective tissue around the brain and spinal cord, and parts of the facial bones. neural crest n. A band of neuroectodermal cells that lie dorsolateral to the developing spinal cord, where they separate into clusters […]